(25) HMC Junior Heads' Conference (Ettington Park Hotel, near Stratford upon Avon, 14-15 March 2019)

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Description

This conference aims to:

Provide the opportunity for Heads of HMC Junior Schools to meet, share ideas about best practice and become updated by listening to presentations from fellow professionals and leading figures in the field.

This course is for:

Heads of Junior Schools.

 

Conference programme:    

Day 1:

11:00 – 11:45

Arrival, registration and coffee

The Long Gallery, Ettington Park Hotel

11:45 – 12:00

Welcome and introduction

Nic Hoskins, former Junior Head

Edmund Cavendish, Eltham College Junior School

12:00 – 12:45

Session 1: Playful learning

David Hughes, Lego Education International

12:45 – 13:45

Lunch in the Oak Room Restaurant

13:45 – 14:45

Session 2: State of the nation address

Mike Buchanan, Executive Director, HMC

14:45 – 15:45

Session 3: Leading and developing staff

Dr Jill Berry, former Head and educational consultant

15:45 – 16:15

Tea

16:15 – 17:15

Session 4: Heads’ wellbeing and resilience

Nic Hoskins, former Junior Head

17:15 – 19:00

Time for reflection and discussion

19:00 – 19:30

Drinks Reception in the South Room

19:30

Dinner in the South Room

Day 2:

 

07:30 – 08:45

Breakfast in the hotel restaurant

08:45 – 09:30

Session 5: Breakout sessions (1)

  1. Bolton Boys’ e-leaning and iPad programme – Sue Faulkner, Bolton Boys’ School
  2. Growth mindset – Edmund Cavendish, Eltham College
  3. Reflections from dealing with a sexual abuse case, both personally and professionally – Ruth Frett, St John’s On-The-Hill
  4. Professional Development for Teaching Assistants – Anne Bradbury, Director of Learning, The Teaching Assistant College 

09:30 – 10:15

Session 6: Breakout sessions (2)

As above

10:15 - 10:45

Coffee

10:45 – 11:45

Session 7: Prep and Junior Education; the whole nine yards

Mark Brotherton, IAPS

11:45 – 13:15

Session 8: Fierce conversations and cultural change in schools

Dr Naomi Irvine, PDA – People Development Associates